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Articles from the April 20, 2023 edition

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 By Ray Castellanos    News    April 20, 2023

Cascade to Honor Ken Lemanski, Jr. on Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and the Cascade Farmer Rancher City Volunteer Fire Department invites the community to join them in honoring and remembering the sacrifice of Cascade's own... Full story

 By Alex Romero    News    April 20, 2023

Fentanyl Addiction: Crisis in Your Back Yard

Chances are that a family member or a friend of a friend are currently battling an addiction that no one knew was closer than we could imagine. Yes, even here in rural Cascade, Montana, we are not...

 By Edward Martin    Views    April 20, 2023

Grief and Relief

A friend put in a request for a column addressing a sensitive subject. Over the years numerous folks have expressed similar emotions and there’s always guilt in their voices when they’ve told me...


Single Parenting and Spiritual Warfare

Fort Worth, TX, April 18, 2023 — Christian author Gracie Lynne explores themes of rejection, self-doubt and, ultimately, forgiveness, in her powerful, relatable story of a young woman going through a difficult divorce and parenting three young...


Montana Child Care Business Connect announces selections for Community Capacity Building Cohort Launch

Montana Child Care Business Connect (MCCBC), a program of Zero to Five Montana, has selected communities from a pool of applicants to move forward with the Community Capacity Building Cohort. The goal of this program is to engage communities in...

 By Christa Hardy    Sports    April 20, 2023

High School Track Roundup

BADGER TRACK ROUND UP The Badgers High School track team is off to a great start this season with a large number of athletes and lots of determination. There is anoumber of returning state qualifiers...

 By Eric Dietrich    News    April 20, 2023

Gianforte signs state employee pay plan

Gov. Greg Gianforte signed the bill that implements the state's 2024-2025 employee pay plan this week, authorizing raises and bonuses for the state workforce over the next two years. The pay plan...

 By Eric Dietrich    News    April 20, 2023

House joins Senate in endorsing Montana TikTok ban

The Montana House followed the lead of the state Senate Thursday to endorse a statewide ban on the social media platform TikTok. Senate Bill 419, sponsored by Rep. Shelly Vance, R-Belgrade, would bar...

 By Nancy Royan    News    April 20, 2023

Spring Has Arrived

For many Spring means gentle rains, the flush of tulips and daffodils, sharp April breezes, small green buds peeping out from the ends of lilacs and trees and more warm sunshine; especially after the long gray and chill winter. Spring is a hopeful...


Construction begins on I 15 near Wolf Creek

WOLF CREEK, Mont. – The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) and Riverside Contracting will begin work on the I 15 Wolf Creek North and South project the week of April 17. This project will rehabilitate approximately 7 miles of Interstate 15...

 By Alex Romero    News    April 20, 2023

Electric City Speedway Car Show

Gearheads and stock car enthusiasts gathered last Saturday April 15th to partake in the Stock Car and Classics Auto Show. Hot rod classics and the crowd favorite, stock cars, lined up outside The Pit...

 By Montana FWP    News    April 20, 2023

FWP asks commission to initiate rule-making process on grizzly bear management

HELENA – Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is looking for approval from the Fish and Wildlife Commission to move forward with a rule making process on administrative rules that address state...

 By Amanda Eggert    Views    April 20, 2023

Where to allocate weed tax revenues?

Two proposals with competing visions for the tens of millions in taxes that Montana collects annually on the sale of recreational marijuana are still making their way through the Legislature as lawmakers work to set a two-year state budget. One measu...


As Montana's mental health crisis care crumbles, politicians promise aid

When budget cuts led Western Montana Mental Health Center to start curtailing its services five years ago, rural communities primarily felt the effect. But as the decline of one of the state’s largest mental health providers has continued, it’s...

 By Mara Silvers    News    April 20, 2023

Abortion providers try to block 15-week restriction before it becomes law

A Helena judge on Monday denied a motion filed earlier today by Montana abortion providers seeking to block House Bill 721, a bill that would prohibit the most common procedure for terminating...

 By Justin Franz    News    April 20, 2023

Following acquisitions in Essex and Missoula, company sees opportunity in Montana

Officials with the Washington-based hospitality company that purchased the historic Izaak Walton Inn near Glacier National Park in December say their company is growing rapidly and they see big opport...

 By Montana FWP    News    April 20, 2023

FWP embarks on mule deer monitoring, research, and outreach initiatives

HELENA – Hunters in Montana, along with Fish, Wildlife & Parks, are concerned about declining mule deer populations in much of the state. In response to this concern, FWP is embarking on research...

 By Montana FWP    News    April 20, 2023

Application deadline extended for West-central Lion Ecoregional Population Objec

HELENA – Applications for the West-central Lion Ecoregional Population Objective Committee (WC LEPOC) will be accepted through midnight on April 30. The committee will advise the Montana Fish and...


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